Training & Education

What’s New In L’Oréal Professionnel Paris Education

by chloe / last updated June 24, 2022

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Keeping your knowledge and skills up to date is key as a hairdresser or barber, so here’s what’s new in L’Oréal Professionnel Paris education. It’s easy to become complacent with your skill, but trends and techniques are constantly evolving and knowing what’s new in the world of hairdressing is one sure-fire way to develop and maintain business.

Here are two new courses from L’Oreal Professionnel Paris…

Introduction to the Science of Hair and Skin

Learning Objectives:

To understand the function of the skin and hair (excluding hair growth cycle)

Topics Covered:

  • Layers of the skin and their purpose
  • Structure of hair
  • Melanin and the influence on hair colour
  • Bonds within the hair

Everything within hairdressing is affected by the scientific structure of hair. A strong understanding of this benefits you every day on the floor.

“The L’Oréal Professionnel Paris team are dedicated to helping develop and support the future generation. Making this course widely available and complimentary means we can benefit the entire industry” says Donna Paterson, education director for L’Oréal Professionnel Paris

This free online course takes you through the building blocks of both hair and skin. Looking at the layers of the skin and the structure of the hair in bite size modules. Each section has supporting video, audio, text and knowledge tests that take the learner through the fundamentals in different learning styles. The aim: bring to life the fundamentals of hair science for both students and teachers.

“A great mix of visuals, slides, dropdowns, and mini videos make this an interactive and interesting teaching tool,” explains Dawn Francis, education lecturer at Deeside College.

The learner journeys through the skins three compartments: epidermis, dermis and hypodermis. Plus takes you inside the hair and teach you about the cuticle, cortex and medulla. Understanding the science of what is inside the hair and how to both manipulate and respect it affects every service we do. How do bonds get reformed during a drying or perm process? What are the pigments naturally found in hair and their level scale? Answers to these questions are what you will find out in the course. If you are a self-confessed hair geek, a salon manager with staff or a trainee learning your craft, this short online course is worth checking out. You won’t look at textbooks the same again!

UK sign up here and Ireland sign up here.

Blonde Keys

L’Oreal Professionnel Paris education

Learning Objectives:

How to use L’Oréal Professionnel Paris lightening products. Online theory introduction to the Blonde Keys, follow by two-day academy course.

  • Interactive theory
  •  Hands-on practical training
  • Step-by-step demonstrations

Skills Covered:

  • Consultation
  • How lightening agents work on the hair
  • Bleach Applications
  • High Lift Applications
  • Correction Applications
  • Toning Application

Lightening services are the most requested techniques in salon yet they are the most technically difficult.

“After being in the industry for so many years, you sometimes become complacent with what you do and how you think. Blonde Keys completely refreshed my way of thinking about product choice and gave me a clearer way of looking at toners. I would definitely recommend this course to everyone, no matter how long you have been in the industry,” says Nick Wynne, style and education director for Atelier Hair.

Blonde Keys is split into two segments: Intro to Blonde Keys online learning and Blonde Keys two-day in-person practical course.

The first step is to complete the free online module Intro to Blonde Keys on L’Oréal Access. With over 90 minutes of free content, this module introduces the fundamental applications and theory that sets you up for success on the two-day practical course.

Once you have enrolled and unlocked the course you can return at any time to recap on the information. With over 2000 enrolled already you will be in good company.

This online course will guide you through nine step-by-step tutorials: scalp bleach, balayage, toning and colour corrective work. It covers real client scenarios that you will commonly encounter in salon and how to overcome them. Whether you are just starting out in hairdressing, an experienced colourist or freelance hairdresser, there is something for everyone in this programme. Blonde Keys will help you tackle lightening services with confidence.

The second step is booking onto the Blonde Keys two-day in-person course, running at L’Oréal academy. Here your put into practice what you have learnt online supported by an expert. You can get confident in a safe space on models or tuition heads to perfect your technical applications. We have limited spaces on courses running throughout the year so make sure you get booked on!

Intro to Blonde Keys E-Learning on
Investment: FREE to all learners

UK sign up here and Ireland sign up here.

Blonde Keys 2-day Academy Course.
Level: Foundation

UK sign up here and Ireland sign up here.

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